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An edition of The Seven Dials Mystery (1929)

Der letzte Joker

  • 3.83 ·
  • 6 Ratings
  • 49 Want to read
  • 1 Currently reading
  • 18 Have read
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Publisher
Scherz
Language
German
Pages
206

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Brings back several characters from an earlier novel, The Secret of Chimneys, in a story that can best be described as a John Buchan thriller told by P.G. Wodehouse. (https://agathachristie.fandom.com/wiki/The_Seven_Dials_Mystery)

Consummate young silly ass Gerry Wade is the despair of hosts and hostesses across the land, with his inability to make it to breakfast before the eggs are congealed, the toast has wilted and the coffee has grown chill and distinctly unwelcoming. And so, a small group of sundry other young silly-asses and interchangeable girls decide that a good, stiff dose of eight fine alarum clocks would be just the thing to spring him, yelling, from his bed in the early hours. This plan, however, fails signally to work, for the very good reason that Gerry is far too dead to be roused by anything quieter than the Last Trump.
This discovery both puts a dampener on the house party and raises some questions. Why would a notoriously heavy sleeper die of an overdose of a sleeping draught? And why are there only seven of the eight clocks found in the bedroom, neatly and sinisterly arranged on the mantelpiece as though to convey some message?
Lady Eileen ‘Bundle’ Brent and friends are shortly to find out… (https://alackofconsensus.wordpress.com/2018/03/07/review-the-seven-dials-mystery-by-agatha-christie/)

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Edition Availability
Cover of: Seven Dials Mystery
Seven Dials Mystery
Feb 26, 2017, HARPER COLLINS, Harper Collins Paperbacks
paperback in English
Cover of: Der letzte Joker
Der letzte Joker
2009, Hachette Colletions
in German
Cover of: Der letzte Joker
Der letzte Joker
2004-01, Scherz
Taschenbuch in German
Cover of: The Seven Dials Mystery
The Seven Dials Mystery
June 1997, Harpercollins (Mm)
in English
Cover of: El misterio de las siete esferas
El misterio de las siete esferas
1996, Molino
Paperback
Cover of: Der letzte Joker.
Der letzte Joker.
1995, Scherz
in German
Cover of: The Seven Dials Mystery
The Seven Dials Mystery
1976-08, Fontana/Collins
in English
Cover of: The seven dials mystery.
Cover of: The Seven Dials Mystery
The Seven Dials Mystery
1971-04, Collins Fontana Books
in English
Cover of: The Seven Dials Mystery
The Seven Dials Mystery
1971-04, Bantam Books
in English
Cover of: Der letzte Joker
Der letzte Joker
Publisher unknown
perfect paperback in German

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Edition Notes

Series
Scherz Krimi 1975
Copyright Date
1929
Translation Of
The Seven Dials Mystery
Translated From
English

Contributors

Translator
Renate von Walter

The Physical Object

Format
Taschenbuch
Number of pages
206

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL32483449M
ISBN 10
3502519757

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